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System Number: 12733
Date: [14 July 1888][1]
Author: Charles James Whistler Hanson[2]
Place: London
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 7/1/1
Document Type: MsD[3]


[logo with crowned lion:] R. B. A.
THE / ROYAL SOCIETY OF BRITISH ARTISTS.

SUFFOLK STREET, PALL MALL,
LONDON

           1888
June 28.
1 Cream jug small like first
1 stand for liquers
June 30
6 Silver Baskets
1 silver Fish knife
1   ..   Nutmeg grater.
July 2
3 Silver Baskets.
1 Sheffield plate Bread Basket.
1 smaller above July 6
July 6
1 Sheffield plate Fruit Basket (Harvey & Gore[4])
July 6.
1 sm dutch strawberry basket silver)
12 small desert forks silver
1 Asparagus tongs)
1 small strawberry basket(Dicker[5]
July 11
1 silver toast rack (Lyon
July 13
1 Early George III Cream jug)
2 Candelabras Sheffield     ) Wells[6]
July 14
2 Sheffield Sauce Dishes)
2 Silver George III, sauce ladels) Harvey & Gore
1 Sheffield Entrée dish ( Dicker
[p. 2] 6 Feather edge tea spoons
7 small with pattern & 5 small without pattern
4 old English tea spoons
2 plated salt spoons
7 Irish Table spoons
6 desert Irish spoons
6 Large George III Forks
6 small  ..    ..   ..
4 Dutch Column Candlesticks
2 plated ones with special ascending pattern
1 Chafing dish Sheffield
1 Silver Cream jug
2  .. Salt sellers
1 Cruet stand
1 Ladel
1 silver peppermill
1 silver sugar tongs
2 dutch salt spoons)
4 Toddy long dutch spoons)  May 19th
6 George III Sma Forks (heavy)

                                 9
                   May 16th 88
[p. 3] 
July 14 continued
1 small sugar tongs Louis XVI (Dicker)
1 silver stand for Liquers stand
1 silver needle case (Dicker    


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Notes:

1.  [14 July 1888]
This is the final date on the list. JW and Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more] were to be married, and may have been collecting silver together, as well as blue and white porcelain.

2.  Charles James Whistler Hanson
Written in the hand of Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more].

3.  MsD
Written at right angles to the printed heading.

4.  Harvey and Gore
Harvey and Gore, jewellers and silversmiths, founded in 1723.

5.  Dicker
Robert Dicker (ca 1827-1900), silversmith [more].

6.  Wells
Not identified.